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Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
against an earthquake and tsunami. the guidelines finalized and passed into law by july. >>> they will define active faults as formations that moved in the past 120,000 to 130,000 years. but that could be extended to 400,000 years ago if faults are hard to identify. any plants deemed to be sitting on active faults could be shut down. the guidelines will force plant operators to prepare for the highest possible tsunamis for all reactors. the operators will have to implement safety measures like seawalls, to protect the plants from tsunamis and minimize flooding. and new safety guidelines are expected to be passed into law by july. >>> north korean leader is rallying supporters ahead of what many analysts believe will be the country's third underground test. the gathering on monday involved secretaries of the ruling party's local divisions or cells. it was first of its kind in 5 1/2 years. kim said that meeting marks a turning point in the party's efforts to strengthen the military. >> translator: we play an important role in building a prosperous nation and unification of the koreans. >
KCSMMHZ
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. u.s. president barack obama has been trying to reform gun control laws since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in connecticut. his proposal has prompted protest rallies across the country. >>> assertions that part of a rocket launched by north korea in december was made in china could influence u.n. security council discussions. the body is considering possible responses to the launch. south korea's military has analyzed debris from the rocket salvaged from the yellow sea. including a first stage fuel tank. sources say some of the debris appears to be from china and four other countries. u.n. resolutions ban member countries from exporting missile parts to north korea. many countries view the launch as a test of the north's long-range missile technology. china has traditionally defended the north at the security council. >>> u.s.-based group human rights watch has called on the united nations to look into abuses at north korea. parents of a japanese abducted by the north joined the appeal. the group's tokyo office chief has said the world has focused on the north'
KCSMMHZ
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
the camorra's rule of law. we talked to a teacher in the audience who tells us that many of her students have parents in jail. >> you do not go into education to teach children reading and writing. before all else, we must show them that there is another way to live. >> from local it -- for local teenagers, life in the high-rise estates tends to be bleak. they are all too aware that taking a stand means taking a risk. >> at one concert, the audience yelled "viva la camorra" at us. another time, i was pretty scared when does from a gang decided they had to show us how great the camorra is. fortunately, nothing happened, and we had to carry on. >> the band has made a name for itself beyond labels. they all still live with their parents. they cannot yet make a living with their music, said they take jobs, but they are working on their next album. their fight continues. >> we europeans love our islands. they are among our favorite holiday destinations, but in our new series, we want to take you off the beaten track and to places that have more to offer than beautiful coastlines and
KCSMMHZ
Jan 23, 2013 2:30pm PST
brussels that directly affect the 20 unskilled workers. under eu law, the work week is limited to a maximum of 48 hours. >> workers' rights need to be protected, but it seems we have gone a little bit too far in some cases, and what we've done is restricted our competitiveness in the market. at the end of the day, if you look towards asia and china, they have not got such strict laws. >> it is a complaint voiced by many employers in britain. but the logistics company does acknowledge that the advantages of eu membership far outweigh the disadvantages. it used to treat hard to find warehouse workers, for instance. now, polish immigrants happily fill those vacancies. they say they want politicians to make the you an easier place to do business. >> it is very important that europe sees itself as competing against the rest of the world rather than competing against each other. we should not be in a battle between what the uk is doing against what ireland is doing or against what italy is doing. all we are doing -- all we're interested in is how you're up competes against the rest of the world.
KCSMMHZ
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
during a period of marshall law that lasted from 1972 until marcos fled the country in february 1986. his government is accused of making arbitrary arrests, detention, torture or even executions. some 10,000 victims or surviving relatives are eligible for compensation. the downfall of the regime gathered pace following the death in august 1983 of senator aquino, father of the current president and fierce critic of the marcos regime. he was assassinated at the manila airport. his wife led the people power movement that ousted marcos in 1986 and propelled her to the presidency. how to use the billions of dollars that marcos and his family gathered corruptly has been a lingering question ever since his downfall. filipinos were shocked to see the luxurious jewelry and shoes collected by former first lady ameldo marcos. the swiss federal supreme court ordered that ed thed that more million should be transferred to the philippine government. >>> 27 years after the people power revolution, the philippine economy is finally emerging as one of the most exciting in asean. growth in the th
KCSMMHZ
Jan 28, 2013 2:30pm PST
to proceed in small steps. we need a big, bold move, and a fundamental reform of the law on subsidizing renewable energy. >> the government will need the backing of the opposition to get the plan through parliament. the gamble is that the social democrats will find it hard to deny consumers price relief in an election year. >> police in brazil have arrested three people in connection with the nightclub fire that killed more than 230 people over the weekend. >> among those detained are the owner of the club and two members of a band who were playing at the venue when the blaze erupted. most of the victims were students. some were on their final holiday weekend of the south american summer break. >> is ill has declared three days of mourning. for those who lost their -- brazil has declared three days of mourning. for those who lost their loved ones, it is hard to imagine the pain will ever go away. >> it is very sad. i lost my son in this tragedy. he was 27. he was so full of life. >> i have been looking for my niece since this morning. she has just been identified at 5: 00 in
KCSMMHZ
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
, adopted the boys as a single woman. her partner had no legal say in it, and by french law, singles may adopt, but same-sex couples may not. an initiative is under way to change that. for these two women, that would be an important step in the right direction. hiding their relationship from the authorities and not being able to adopt as a couple was very stressful for them. >> that really was not a pleasant time. we had decided to adopt as a couple, not just me by myself. it was very frustrating to be forced to say, "i want a child" and not "we want a child." that felt very uncomfortable, as if she had no part in it. >> equal rights for same-sex couples was one of french president francois hollande's campaign promises, but these women worry the debate it has sparked could hurt their children. they prefer to shield the boys from it entirely. >> someone on the radio said a proper family is made up of a daddy and a mommy. i turned the radio off right away, but my son asked, "did you hear that? what nonsense." >> this couple are staunch catholics and take a different view. they define a
KCSMMHZ
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
law of the sea. >>> u.s. diplomats are trying to punish north korea for firing off a rocket last month they presented a draft lest solution to the u.n. security council aimed at tightening existing sanctions. the draft condemns the launch as a missile test that violated security council resolutions. it also urges north koreans to end their nuclear development program. the draft lists additional sanction targets, including individuals and government organizations such as the space agency. american diplomats work with counterparts from japan and south korea to push for sanctions. five of the six were taken to court on monday to enter their please. defense lawyers raise the possibility that one of those five is a minor. the hearing was postponed after defense lawyers called on the hearing to be opened to the public. the court is scheduled to reconvene on thursday. the government and police are pledging to do more to protect women and punish attackers, but incidents of violence continue to come to light. >> reporter: public outrage has continued in india. it's not just against the su
KCSMMHZ
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
try to work with republicans in the house of representatives to revamp gun control laws and avoid defaulting on the national debt. ♪ the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting in air >> pop star beyonce sang the national anthem. her performance capped off the official proceedings ahead of the inaugural parade. then the president walked the capitol route from the building to the white house. the inauguration four years ago drew almost 2 million people. this time an estimated 475,000 turned out. >>> prime minister abdelmalek sellal says 37 foreign hostages have been confirmed dead in the eastern city of in amenas. sellal said the victims were from at least eight countries. most of the terrorists were militants from east algeria or niger. >> translator: they were trying to take the foreign hostages and flee. >> the prime minister said the number of hostages made the rescue mission difficult. but he said they had to storm them before the militants could flee with their captives. >> translator: we can't accept this kind of terrorist act. we attacked the militants with force to prot
KCSMMHZ
Jan 29, 2013 2:30pm PST
10 months, the islamists enforced a strict form of sharia law. this man says his hand was chopped up because he was accused of stealing a mattress. this woman says she was with and jailed for a minor offense. >> my head job -- hijab slipped off my face. that's why they put me in jail and beat me. >> residents have been raising the traces of the islamists. some have been taking revenge, plundering stores belonging to merchants suspected of collaborating. in ethiopia, a donor's conference has raised pledges of hundreds of millions of aid. its president expressed his gratitude. >> thank you on behalf of mali and the malian people. thank you on behalf of our civilization and all of africa. thank you very much. >> that aid will come too late for this library. the bubbles destroy thousands of ancient manuscripts, many dating back to the 13th century. >> for more, we go back to andrea, who just returned from bamako. house the situation in the areas where the rebels have been driven out? >> there's many images of cheering crowds. african troops are supposed to be deployed. they're not yet
KCSMMHZ
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
common interest in setting a high standard for transparency, rule of law and market access. >> michael green believes japan has a lot to gain by joining negotiations for the transpacific partnership free trade agreement or ttp. he says it would improve the country's standing with the u.s. and within asia. and he says it would send a message that prime minister shinzo abe and his liberal democratic party have the will to act. >> the upper house election in july makes this politically complicated for the ldp, but i think there needs to be some momentum. when countries assess the national power of another country, one important source of power is will power. the ability to take steps to address the national interest, to strengthen the country. >> but green said japanese leaders need to take a more cautious approach in dealing with sensitive issues with their neighbors, especially south korea. >> i think the administration and many strong supporters of the u.s./japan alliance are worried about what would happen politically if the statement were revised or that pandora's box wer
KCSMMHZ
Jan 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
conservative and rejects homosexuality. critics say the new law would be another step on the path away from freedom and democracy. m a german business confidence has risen to a seven-month high, beating expectations. >> its monthly index campuses the opinions of thousands of business leaders in germany, and boy, did those leaders like what they see coming. >> a good start to 2013 for many german companies. in particular, construction companies are expecting a lot of business in the coming year, and prospects are looking better across the board here in the business climate index rose for the third month in a row. german business activity is profiting from the fact that things are going better around the world, although at the moment, that does not count for the eurozone, and in particular, the eurozone crisis countries. the usa, southeast asia, and growth economies are important here. from that point of view, this cannot be taken as a signal that the eurozone crisis is over. while the eurozone crisis may not be over, the head of the european central bank, mario draghi, sees positive signs ac
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